Conoce Tu Columbia

Columbia Riverkeeper’s bilingual Spanish-language radio show.

Tune in to Conoce tu Columbia, Riverkeeper’s bilingual Spanish-language radio show. Through inspiring interviews, music, and commentary, the program shares stories of people who protect our health and water from pollution. Listen live from 7 - 8 pm on Radio Tierra 95.1 FM Hood River or find archived episodes below.

A través de entrevistas y música inspiradoras, el programa comparte historias de las personas que protegen nuestra salud y agua de la contaminación. Sintoniza y aprende cómo puedes hacer la diferencia en tu comunidad. Escucha en vivo a Conoce tu Columbia cada dos martes de 7–8 p.m. en Radio Tierra 95.1 FM Hood River o encuentra episodios archivados abajo.

Recent Episodes
Tomás Bartolo
Tomás Bartolo
Community and Environmental Advocate

Learn about Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (PCUN), the largest Latino union in the State of Oregon.

conoce tu columbia
Conoce tu Columbia
Produced by Columbia Riverkeeper

Airs every other Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m. or find archived episodes on our website

Food & Water Watch
Tarah Heinzen
Senior Staff Attorney

Food and Water Watch discusses mega-farms, the impact it creates in our communities, and how we can participate in protecting our communities against these practices.

Conoce Tu Columbia, Tonalli
Lauren Goldberg & Tonalli
Columbia Riverkeeper // KBOO Radio

Bradford Island cleanup; followed meeting the team behind Tonalli, a KBOO Radio program.

Eva and Marla
Marla Harvey & Eva DeCesaro
Transportation in the Gorge

Electric car-share program to start trial run in 2020


Kate Murphy
Kate Murphy
Community Organizer

Hear about Power Past Fracked Gas and why it is essential to participate in protecting our natural resources in our community.

Jean Mendoza and Francisco Maltos
Friends of Toppenish Creek

Community leaders from the Yakima area share their experiences working to engage the Latino community in the environmental movement and their work.

Marta Yera Cronin
Doctora Marta Yera Cronin
Presidente de el Columbia Gorge Community College

Aprendamos de como llegó a la posición que ahora representa y sus planes para el futuro de el Colegio y su envolvimiento con la comunidad latina en el área con oportunidades para la educación.


Rebeccah Winnier
Rebeccah Winnier
Northwest Fish Hogs & Yakama Nation Tribal Member

Hear about fishing culture in the Native community and Rebeccah’s family experience as a fisherman.

Simone Anter
Simone Anter
Associate Attorney

Simone works with the Yakama Nation to support increased public engagement in Hanford Nuclear Site and Bradford Island cleanup sites.

Bradford Island y Hanford
Un peligro para nuestras comunidades!

Escucha el programa para enterarte el porque nuestras comunidades estan en riesgo por la contaminacion que contienen estas areas.

Ubaldo Hernandez
Community Organizer

Ubaldo conducts community outreach on clean water while promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity. 

Dan Serres points out fossil fuel infrastructure along the Columbia River in Portland, Oregon, July 16, 2018. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Gregory Scruggs
Dan Serres
Conservation Director

Dan works to engage diverse communities along the Columbia. 

Yukiyo Kawano
Yukiyo Kawano:
Third Generation Hibakusha

Yukiyo grew up decades after the bombing of Hiroshima shares her story, from Hanford to Japan the impact of nuclear weapons among our communities.

Alfrieda Peters, photo by Alex Milan Tracy
Alfrieda Peters
Hanford Cleanup Advocate

Alfrieda works to protect the Columbia from Hanford’s nuclear legacy.

Dez Ramirez
Dez Ramirez
Columbia Land Trust Content Manager

Dez shares the importance of the Latin vote and the Thanksgiving celebration among the Latin community.

Carlos Marroquin
El dia internacional de los imigrantes
International Day of the Immigrants

Hablemos con Marta Verduzco, organizador comunitario de Hood River Latino Network, y Carlos Marroquin, voluntario con Conoce tu Columbia.

Conoce Tu Columbia, Anna & Ubaldo
Dia De Muertos
Day of the Dead

Día de Muertos es una celebración mexicana que honra a sus ancestros.  

kids playing the columbia river
Swim Guide
Environmentalist Leaders

Columbia Riverkeeper collects water quality data at popular recreation beaches and shares results on the Swim Guide.

Yesenia Castro and Ubaldo Hernandez, conoce tu columbia september 2018.JPG
Yesi Castro
Una Caminante De Nosotros

Yesi shares her journey in the outdoors as a Latina and first generation in exploring the outdoor sports in the area and the creation of a new Latin hiking group.

Nichols work parties
Lorri Epstein
Water Quality Director

Learn about Nichols Natural Area, a conservation easement to restore nearly three acres of a former industrial site on the Columbia River in Hood River, OR.

How to help? / ¿CÓMO AYUDAR?

Contact Ubaldo Hernández, Columbia Riverkeeper, Community Organizer
Contacto Ubaldo Hernández, organizador comunitario de Columbia Riverkeeper 
(541) 490-7722